Benton comes to Detroit in his first NFL stopbringing athleticism and force to the linebacker corps after tallying a career 300 stops at Central Michigan.
2013: Started all 12 games and finished second on the team with 111 tackles, and two sacks, tied for sixth in the MAC.
2012: Started all 13 games and finished the season with 126 stops.
2011: Played in nine games, starting seven of them, concluding the season with 58 tackles.
2010: Played in 10 games and forced a fumble at Hampton (9/2).
2009: Redshirted as a freshman at Central Michigan.
Attended Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) under the leadership of Coach Steve Nye. Was a three-year starter and ranked on the Detroit Free Press Fab 50.
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